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CyberAgent’s new release Princess Connect! Re:Dive propels games revenues to $368m in Q2 2018

CyberAgent’s new release Princess Connect! Re:Dive propels games revenues to $368m in Q2 2018

Japanese publisher CyberAgent's portfolio of games brought in $368.2 million in sales in Q2 for the three months ending March 31st 2018.

The revenue represented a 12.8 per cent year-on-year increase on the $326.3 million it reported during the same period last year.

CyberAgent credited the performance of its new IP Princess Connect! Re:Dive as a major factor in the improved performance. The anime-RPG was released on Android and iOS on February 15th in Japan.

Digital collectable card game Shadowverse and rhythm game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party were also highlighted for strong sales. The latter title hit its one year anniversary in March and will receive a worldwide launch in Spring 2018.

Going West

Overall CyberAgent recorded a 17.4 increase in sales year-on-year to a total of $998.2 million. Its advertisement branch making the largest contribution with $559.7 million.

As previously reported, CyberAgent has teamed up with Japanese games giant Nintendo to develop a new mobile title called Dragalia Lost.

The new partnership was announced in April and will see the console games giant take a five per cent stake in CyberAgent subsidiary Cygames for an undisclosed sum.

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.

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